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Caller id slows speeds

Caller id slows speeds

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To get speeds above 24k I always have to unplug the phone line in the den. The other day, I figured out that the standalone caller id box/unit is causing the problem.

Why would the caller id box/unit (whatever it's called) be causing slow speeds? Does that mean there's something wrong with it? It would be nice to fix the problem so I don't have to keep unplugging it everytime I use the internet.

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